This Week in Low Carb News: Iron Deficiency on the Rise and the Difference Between Keto and Paleo

Every week I come across a bunch of articles I want to tweet about and comment on and every week I run out of time to do it.  This is my attempt to clear out the open tabs on my browser by putting them all in one place.  Enjoy!

Bacon Causes Cancer? – I’m a fan of anyone who tries to explain the difference between absolute and relative risk and if they do it in a way that explains why eating bacon is ok?  So much the better.

Iron Deficiency Among Young Aussie Women Is On The Rise – If you tell people (especially young women) that Veganism is the healthiest way to eat, you should expect bad things to happen to their health.

How intermittent fasting helped this man with his 125-pound weight loss – I love reading other people’s weight loss stories.  This guy just intuitively stopped eating sugar and processed carbs and saw the weight come off.  You don’t have to be fully keto to do this, just cut out the processed foods!

The Difference Between Keto and Paleo – Great article and one I’ve been meaning to write for this site for a while.

Diabetes defeated by diet: How new fresh-food prescriptions are beating pricey drugs – Another great article about VirtaHealth!

Evidence that Refined Carbs with Vegetable Oils Cause Weight Gain – Would it surprise you to learn that there used to be a product that was essentially sugar sweetened transfats marketed specifically to help people GAIN weight?  It certainly surprised me.

Self magazine features plus-size model Tess Holliday on first digital cover – I’m all for plus sized models but this is a little much.  This is a woman that clearly has endangered her health with her size and needs to drop a few.  It reminds me of when the head of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance died from Pneumonia at 46.  Obesity kills!

CrossFit, Inc. Exposes Conflicts of Interest at Foundations for the NIH and CDC – These links between soda companies and the makers of our public policies really need to be shouted from the rooftops!

The Connection Between Heart Health And Brain Health: Study shows fitness protects against depression and heart disease death in later life – Wanna be healthy late in life?  Start exercising now!


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